Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Scientists finally get around to finding procrastination's home in the brain The inclination to delay things rather than get right to work on them may be hardwired into some people's brains, and not the product of a flawed character, German researchers suggest. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Brain's 'plasticity' amazes as boy recovers from drastic surgery Even though a third of the right hemisphere of a boy's brain was removed, the rest of his brain adapted to make sure he'd still be able to recognize faces. Being transgender is not a mental disorder, WHO decides The declassification should lead to less stigma. Can eating apples, bananas make your brain bigger? A healthy diet may just be the key to bulk up your brain and make you smarter. There’s an actual health reason why you should do good There is a way to cope with the volume of stressful events we are exposed to on a near-daily basis. Man ‘wakes up’ after 15 years in vegetative state After a team of doctors tried using a nerve stimulating technique on a man who has been in a vegetative state for more than 15 years. He's now classified as being "minimally conscious". Head injuries in sport may cause up to 7% decrease in thinking skills Researchers have found that boxers and mixed martial arts fighters have higher levels of certain brain proteins that reflect brain injury. Why it's great to learn a second language According to researchers, people who speak two languages are among other things better able to focus on key information. Trusting a stranger may be a case of déjà vu Research has shown that our brains use a learning mechanism in which moral information encoded from past experiences guides our future choices. Here’s why eating makes you feel good Naturally occurring opioids which produce a sense of pleasure make us want to eat. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.